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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Nov 27, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday revived Liberty University's challenge to the new health care law by directing the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., to consider the school's claim that the law violates its religious freedoms. The appeals court previously had ruled that the lawsuit was premature, rejecting it without considering the merits of the case. Liberty is challenging the requirement that individuals obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, as well as a separate provision requiring employers to offer health insurance to their workers. Read more from WRCB-TV